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Pasco Elite All-Star Cheerleading announces tryouts

Pasco Elite All-Star Cheerleading will hold tryouts for cheerleaders ages 4 and up for the 2009-10 season. No experience is necessary and the program also has a special-needs team that is looking for more cheerleaders.

Tryouts will be April 25-26 from 2 to 5 p.m. and the cost is $15 for both days. On day one, participants will be given a number and be taught the Pasco Elite cheer and dance, and on day two, cheerleaders will have the tryout. After prospective cheerleaders are finished performing, coaches will then meet and post the numbers of girls who make the 2009-10 Pasco Elite Cheerleading squads.

For more information, call (727) 849-7980.

MORE CHEERLEADING: The New Port Richey Pasco Police Athletic League will hold football and cheerleading registration for the upcoming season from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18 and from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 19. Registration will be at the football field at the corner of Grand Boulevard and Gulf Drive. Teams are based on ages 5 to 15 and weight. The registration fee is $160, which includes a jersey, game pants and use of equipment for football and includes shoes, socks, practice outfit and use of uniform for the cheerleaders. Cheerleading coaches are needed.

For more information, contact Dollie Dearsman at

BASKETBALL: The New Port Richey Parks and Recreation Department will hold a free Junior Olympic basketball skills competition for kids ages 8 to 13 at 1 p.m. April 25 at the New Port Richey Recreation Center.

Participants can register on the day of the event and champions of the local event will move on to regional competition.

The New Port Richey Recreation Center will also host a basketball skills development camp Thursday, April 23, April 30 and May 7 for ages 13 to 18. The sessions will be from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and cost $45 per person. The focus of the camp will be both fundamental and advanced offensive basketball skills.

For more information on both programs, call (727) 534-4510 or e-mail

RECREATION: Sports and Field in Wesley Chapel will hold an Easter egg quest for kids from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

The event will include a bounce house, Hula Hoop contest, basketball hot shot contest, the bunny hop and an agility ladder. The cost is $5 per child and parents or grandparents can attend for free.

For more information, call (813) 948-5500 or visit

SOCCER: Pee Wee soccer for ages 3 to 6 and 7 to 10 is now available at the East Pasco Family YMCA. Registration ends April 24 and the season will run from April 18 to May 23, with games being played on Saturdays. The cost is $50 for program members and $75 for nonmembers.

For more information, contact Shawn Brown at or call (813) 780-9622.

SWIMMING: The year-round swim program at the James P. Gills YMCA in Trinity is accepting swimmers ages 7 to 17 for competitive and conditioning swimming. The team practices Monday through Friday.

For more information, call Joe Lampkin at (727) 375-9622.

FLAG FOOTBALL: The East Pasco Family YMCA will hold registration for its youth flag football program until April 24 and games will begin April 18. Age groups are 6 to 8, 9 to 11, and 12 to 14. Games will take place on Saturdays and run until May 23. The cost is $60 for YMCA members and $85 for nonmembers. Additional children get a $10 discount.

For more information, contact Shawn Brown at or call (813) 780-9622.

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Pasco Elite All-Star Cheerleading announces tryouts 04/09/09 [Last modified: Thursday, April 9, 2009 4:18pm]
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